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White screen, white photos

Hi, I had my Fuji S5000 for over 3 years. I am very pleased with the camera. Now when I turn on the camera to take photos the screen is all white. I am taking photos and they are whiteas well. I can look in to the settings no problem there the LCD has no problems in MENU mode. Does any one have any ideeas?

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  • photomom2 Feb 19, 2008

    I have the same problem with the white screen,and no actual photo taken. Other that that the camera seems to function fine. If anyone knows how much it would cost to have if fixed.

  • photomom2 Feb 19, 2008

    I have the same problem with the white screen, as well as the pictures. As far as i know everything else seems fine. I would love to know how much it would to get it fixed.

    thanks
    photomom2

  • Anonymous Mar 01, 2008

    Wow, I too am having the exact same problem with my camera, which is also an S5000 that has just a few years on it. Now I'm glad to know it is not just me!

  • Anonymous Mar 01, 2008

    An addendum to my other post...what if the camera is 3+ years old? If no longer under warranty, will Fuji still replace this bad part? I think my camera may be 4 years old, and I'm not sure it would be worth paying to have fixed. Would you know how far back they are going with the repair? Thanks so much!

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2008

    Purchased FujiPix S5000 from Best Buy 2-9-2004..today after I was using the zoom the LCD screen flickered then turned white..pictures are also white....my other camera an old Kodak digi is almost 8 years old and it is still cooking..this FujiPix is a bunch of ****....no telling what the heck is wrong with it and how much it'll cost to repair.....

  • donkstone Apr 16, 2008

    Same problem..white screen..pictures etc..any info would be appreciated



    Paul

  • Anonymous May 04, 2008

    I need my ccd senor replaced......... does fuji replace for free on the s5000 model

  • E van May 04, 2008

    Same problem. White screen with horizontal lines flickering across it.

  • Kalyr May 20, 2008

    Similar problem - suddenly got a white screen. I was using the camera in warm and humid conditions - I was in the front row of a rather hot and sweaty rock concert.

    Now it seems to have died completely - I can't get the camera to boot up at all - switching in on shows the Finepix startup screen, but it's not possible to view pictures, or even turn the camera off again.


  • Anonymous May 21, 2008

    is the s5000 covered by factory warranty for ccd replacement?

  • Anonymous May 27, 2008

    new batts
    new storage card
    read manual cover to cover
    ??
    unable to veiw any object through camera


  • mak_gang Jun 25, 2008

    using S5000 for 2 years and suddenly white screen ...What should I do... repair / replace

  • 2bobs2 Jun 30, 2008

    Screen and viewfinder both white. Stopped taking pictures in middle of session. earlier ones still OK on screen in review. new photos just white.

  • Anonymous Aug 04, 2008

    Same problem here, when using flash the pictures go white.

  • Anonymous Aug 06, 2008

    I have not been able to resolve my problem I tried everything and still I get whit photos, it looks like the flash is over exposed.

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This is a CCD sensor problem ( see enclosed image ) ; has to be replaced. Contact Fuji agent in your area because this problem on this model is repaired under warranty ( the manufacturer has installed a faulty sensor when the camera was manufactured ).White screen, white photos - e159388.jpg

Posted on Feb 07, 2008

Update #1
Response from Fuji was trhat I needed $170+ repair to the CCD.
I called them up and politely asked if there was indeed a CCD problem wih the S5000. The response was a reluctant yes.
I then asked why only certain cameras were being repaired when more than the alotted S/N's seem affected.
They dropped the charges and forwarded the camera to the repair department.
Advice: Stay calm and polite. Don't accept "No".Be willing to ask for supervisors if need be. I did not need to go that far.
I still do not have the camera back, but should in about a week I would imagine. I'll post when I have it.

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I submitted my request for a repair just now. I'll post the Fuji USA response when it comes.

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Dear Fixya team.Re the S5000 ccd problem. I have had a reply from Fuji USA to say that the S5000 with my S.No. is not covered by the recall.
disappointed as your correspondents indicated otherwise.
Now I will have to bite the bullet and pay for the repair!!!!!
John Hill

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